Family Owned & Operated

Kenneth W. Dethloff learned the mattress industry working for Sealy after World War II. In 1947 Ken and his wife Margaret pooled their resources, borrowed money, and bought some land and a barn in Pewaukee. They purchased used mattresss machinery from Sealy, and founded Pewaukee Mattress. From these humble beginnings Ken and Margaret grew the business - they built a new factory and store in Pewaukee, and established three retail stores in Milwaukee. During these years after the war, Ken and Margaret had four children, Ken, Frank, Michael and Margaret. In 1959 they sold this business to two of Margaret's brothers. Ken then worked for Stein's Kosciusko Furniture for a year.

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  • Design It Your Way

    Our American factory is designed to be flexible and handcraft furniture tailored to what you want.

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  • Craftsmanship & Warranty

    We stand behind our craftsmanship and will repair or replace any defective part or parts of our products.

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  • Delivered to Your Door

    At Ken Michaels Furniture our service isn't finished until you have your purchase safely in your home.

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